Ohio Private Colleges

List of Private Colleges and Universities in Ohio

There are 68 private colleges and universities in Ohio enrolling 126,723 students. Explore the list below to find the private college match for you. Private colleges are usually smaller in size, more expensive than public schools and often academically rigorous. If you feel you may have difficulty fitting into the large class sizes which are common on many public campuses, take a look at Ohio private colleges.  Ohio is home to popular private schools like University of Dayton, Xavier University, Case Western Reserve University and Oberlin College.


68 results

University of Dayton
D
Dayton, OH
University of Dayton

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#6 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 11,650enrollment
  • $32,768net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1300SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.73Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

Xavier University
X
Cincinnati, OH
Xavier University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#7 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 7,061enrollment
  • $34,945net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1250SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.7Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Feb 15

Case Western Reserve University
C
Cleveland, OH
Case Western Reserve University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#1 Best Value in Ohio

  • 11,465enrollment
  • $36,002net price
  • 30%acceptance rate
  • 1340-1520SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.75Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Oberlin College
O
Oberlin, OH
Oberlin College

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#4 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 2,658enrollment
  • $42,745net price
  • 35%acceptance rate
  • 1270-1360SAT range
  • 28-33ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Denison University
D
Granville, OH
Denison University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in Ohio

  • 2,258enrollment
  • $39,808net price
  • 28%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1430SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.76Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Kenyon College
K
Gambier, OH
Kenyon College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in Ohio

  • 1,615enrollment
  • $40,862net price
  • 37%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1460SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 3.98Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

John Carroll University
J
University Heights, OH
John Carroll University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 3,278enrollment
  • $28,805net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1260SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.66Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

The College of Wooster
W
Wooster, OH
The College of Wooster

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

 

  • 1,924enrollment
  • $27,923net price
  • 65%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.73Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 15

Otterbein University
O
Westerville, OH
Otterbein University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#14 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 2,652enrollment
  • $23,229net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 990-1225SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.68Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

Notre Dame College
N
Cleveland, OH
 
Notre Dame College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,585enrollment
  • $18,818net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.09Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

Capital University
C
Columbus, OH
Capital University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,020enrollment
  • $19,897net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

Baldwin Wallace College
B
Berea, OH
Baldwin Wallace College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#9 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 3,399enrollment
  • $25,274net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1260SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.64Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

Ohio Northern University
O
Ada, OH
Ohio Northern University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 2,817enrollment
  • $26,011net price
  • 65%acceptance rate
  • 1100-1320SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.79Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Jul 15

University of Mount Union
M
Alliance, OH
University of Mount Union

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#18 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 2,178enrollment
  • $24,166net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 970-1145SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA

Cedarville University
C
Cedarville, OH
Cedarville University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#8 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 4,461enrollment
  • $24,965net price
  • 59%acceptance rate
  • 1110-1350SAT range
  • 23-30ACT range
  • 3.9Avg Weighted GPA

Ohio Wesleyan University
O
Delaware, OH
Ohio Wesleyan University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,426enrollment
  • $26,628net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.54Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

Marietta College
M
Marietta, OH
Marietta College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Value Colleges in Ohio

  • 1,254enrollment
  • $20,249net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1220SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

Ashland University
A
Ashland, OH
 
Ashland University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#19 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 4,447enrollment
  • $20,911net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1208SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.54Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1